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Published by Trafalgar Square Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Boxing,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9887051M
ISBN 101840180056
ISBN 109781840180053
OCLC/WorldCa43110796

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The Hardest Game, now in its third edition, is a set of McIlvanney's writings over a year period, spanning from the mids to the late 90s. The collection focuses mainly upon heavyweights, with Muhammad Ali as lead character through the 60s and 70s up until his final bout against Trevor Berbick in /5(5).   McIlvanney On Boxing book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hugh McIlvanney is a living legend in sports journalism. A regu /5.   A selection of his finest reportage is assembled in his seminal work, McIlvanney on Boxing, which originally appeared in but has since been re-released. My own copy came out in , meaning a substantial portion of the book deals with eminently writeable figures such as Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe, Lennox Lewis and. McIlvanney on Boxing. Author:McIlvanney, Hugh. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in

  McIlvanney had not even considered becoming a sportswriter, but that moment fixed the path of his calling. To his surprise McIlvanney loved Liebling’s defining book on boxing, The Sweet Science. “'McIlvanney on Boxing shows just how enduring good sports journalism can be.'Independent. 'Essential reading.'Sunday Times 'Anyone who admires writing as muscular as it is graceful should buy this book.'Daily Telegraph 'Gritty, passionate prose.' The Observer.”. Book Description McGraw-Hill, PAPERBACK. Condition: Very Good. McIlvanney, Hugh. The Hardest Game: McIlvanney On Boxing. Chicago: Contemporary Books, pp. 8vo. Paperback. Book condition: Very good with slightly rubbed edges. Former owner's name penned on first page. Seller Inventory # UMCIHAR00HMRPrice: $ Download Mcilvanney On Boxing in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Mcilvanney On Boxing Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading.

MCILVANNEY-ON-BOXING Download Mcilvanney-on-boxing ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to MCILVANNEY-ON-BOXING book pdf for free now. The Hardest Game. Author: Hugh McIlvanney ISBN: "Hugh McIlvanney is a living legend in sports journalism. A regular winner of . Best books on boxing and boxers. The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists by. Bert Randolph Sugar. really liked it avg rating — 51 ratings. score: , and 2 people voted Hugh McIlvanney. avg rating — 54 ratings. score: , and 2 people voted. 'McIlvanney on Boxing shows just how enduring good sports journalism can be.'Independent. 'Essential reading.'Sunday Times 'Anyone who admires writing as muscular as it is graceful should buy this book.'Daily Telegraph 'Gritty, passionate prose.'.   Of all the striking facts about The Hardest Game—a collection of boxing reportage by Hugh McIlvanney—one stands out above all: most of these exquisite pieces were written on deadline. Whether for The Observer, The Sunday Times, or Sports Illustrated, McIlvanney, over the course of fifty years, illuminated the often chiaroscuro world of prizefighting with erudition .